My brother died

My older brother Bob who would be turning 60 on 3/7/17, dropped dead in his kitchen. They did a partial autopsy and pulled all boll and fluids. I begged him to get tested for Factor 5 Lieden which I also have. It will be 10 weeks before the tests come back. I hope it was just a heart attack having nothing to do with Factor 5 because if he would have gotten tested he would have been on warfarin if he dif in fact have Factor 5. Please pray for my family. Especially my mother. I truly appreciate the support here.

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  • Hello, I am sorry to hear your sad news, life must feel very very tough, please keep your friends and family close to you and allow yourself to grieve together. Sending you best wishes at such a difficult time. MaryFx

  • I'm so sorry for your loss xxx

  • I am so sorry to hear ur news what an awful thing to happen.what can I say? I'm sending u lots of love. I hope u all have the strength to cope. 💋

  • I am so very sorry for the loss of your brother. So sudden death.

    Sending you and your dear mother my love from Stockholm!


  • I am so very sorry to hear your sad news. Please accept our deepest condolences from me and everyone here on Stickty Blood Hughes Syndrome Forum Support. Our love and prayers to you and your family. Keep strong. X

  • So sorry for your loss. Prayer said for your brother and your family🙏🏻

  • What is boll and fluids?

  • Spellcheck way of saying blood and fluids, LOL

  • Thank you all for your condolences and support. I know it was not really relate to APS but a close cousin of it. I appreciate the indulgence.

  • So very sorry for your loss. Praying for you that it was not due to factor 5. :(

  • Im so sorry to hear about your brother. Prayers for you and your family. Take care.

  • I'm so sorry for your loss. I can't imagine what your family must be going through. Sometimes even when everything in our power is done to extend our life a little longer it's still not enough. Just try to remember that we all try to do the best we can with the circumstances we have. Your family is in our thoughts & hearts from California.

  • Sorry for your loss. Prayers from Florida.

  • So so sorry for your loss. My cousin died at age 22 in 1976. Reading her detailed autospy report, after all I know, I suspect she probably had Hughes syndrome. (Her death was caused by a brain embolism she had been diagnosed of suspected MS). I have also tried to educate my immediate and extended family. Prayers from Chicago.

  • I am so sorry! I too pray for you and for your family.

  • Aloha

    In Hawaii we say...Aloha 'oe....'till we meet again.."

    Kerstin from Hawaii

  • So sorry to hear about your Brother. .You and your family are in my Thoughts and prayers. ..

  • I'm so sorry for your loss. Please find comfort.

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